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Bornholm disease

an epidemic virus infection characterized by pain round the base of the chest
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C20: named after Bornholm, where it was first described
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Bornholm disease Born·holm disease (bôrn'hōm', -hōlm', -hôlm')
See epidemic pleurodynia.

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